Officer, Commercial – Logistics

First Quantum Minerals

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Overall Job Purpose

  • Assist the Logistics Coordinator in ensuring smooth and prompt dispatch, clearing, tracking and delivery of inbound and outbound spares, machinery and equipment.

Specific Job Responsibility

  • Ensure all databases relating to shipment tracking are correctly maintained and up-to-date, and assist in roll-out of centralised cloud-based tracking system. Thereafter to monitor and ensure timeliness and accuracy of data provider input.
  • Take responsibility for (non-concentrate) export documentation, shipping and return where applicable
  • Perform any other duties as and when assigned by the Coordinator

Job Specific Competencies

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and PRONTO
  • Comprehensive knowledge of internal company structure and procedures.
  • Familiarity with practices, processes and procedures throughout the logistics chain

Key Job Attributes

  • Constantly aware of safety issues
  • Hard working, energetic, meticulous and focused
  • Honest, responsible and dependable
  • Flexible, proactive and reactive to rapid change
  • Courteous and patient with co-workers and third party contact

Experience required to perform in this job

  • At least 3 years’ administrative/clerical experience in a similar environment in any manufacturing or producing industry
  • Familiarity with practices, processes and procedures throughout the logistics chain


  • Evidence of successful completion of secondary education
  • Degree or Diploma in a business course
  • ZCILT certificate

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